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Hemoglobin Levels For Women
Yes: It is quite common for young women to have anemia especially if you dont eat right and if you have heavy menses. Having said that, there are many other things that can cause anemia. Please see your doctor and have your doctor evaluate you further for the cause of your anemia and direct the treatment based on the cause. ...Read more
Varies a little: Your lab might use different "normal", but in general: 12.1 to 15.1 gm/dl = hemoglobin for adult females. If you have chronic diseases (kidney probs, diabetes, etc.), then you should discuss w/your dr, otherwise, iron-rich foods like dark greens (spinach) and red meat (in moderation) are two obvious answers. Multivitamin w/iron (or prenatal vit) can also help. If still low after 3-4 wks, see ur dr. ...Read more
I am a 37 year old female and my ferritin level is >8 and my hemoglobin had dropped from 16.3 to 12.7 in 3 months. Should i be concerned?
No: 16.3 is quite high and 12.7 is perfectly normal for a female. ...Read more
Im a 23 yr old female my hemoglobin level was a 3 they gave me 5 bags of blood in october and now im haven the same symptoms why ?
I am a 24 y/o female, 109lbs. I had a blood test done and my hemoglobin levels were low what does this mean? How can this be fixed? Will i be okay?
Is 15.5 a high hemoglobin level? Or is it normal for a 33 year old female? Some labs that number is in normal range. Some labs it is out of range.
It is normal Hb: I would be concerned if it was over 16 Gms/dl ...Read more
Hi, I see a Hemoglobin level of 7.5 and Iron Level of 40 mg/dl as per clinical tests. what is the impact, can it be cured with tablets. Female : 25 y?
Yes: She is on her 2nd trimester on her pregnancy- she should discuss this with her OB and get some work up done to find out the cause of anemia. Part of it could be related to pregnancy, however if this is caused by severe iron deficiency or folate (folic acid) deficiency- not only it will affect the mother but also the baby growth and development will be affected as well. Go to see OB for further discussion. ...Read more
I have a high hemoglobin level of 162 (female) it has raised from 141 2 weeks ago and I feel very tired all the time?
The "numbers": don't appear "right" to me. Ask again with careful use of decimal points and (if possible) NORMAL RANGE for LAB used! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I am a 24 y/o female, 109lbs. I had a blood test done and my hemoglobin level was 116 (low) what does this mean? How can this be fixed? Will i be okay?
Anemic: This means that you are mildly anemic. The most common cause of anemia in young women is iron deficiency due to menstrual blood loss and/or recent pregnancy/delivery of a child. If iron deficiency is found to be the cause of anemia, iron supplementation should correct the problem. ...Read more
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